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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
This project focuses on identifying the characteristics of pest suppressive landscapes and adopts a national approach... The approach allows us to develop guiding principles of IPM at the field, farm and landscape scale which work towards achieving reduced reliance on broad-spectrum insecticides and sustainable management of natural resources... This combined empirical and modelling approach allows us to provide guidelines on IPM at the field, farm and landscape scale...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
This project focuses on identifying the characteristics of pest suppressive landscapes and adopts a national approach... The approach allows us to develop guiding principles of IPM at the field, farm and landscape scale which work towards achieving reduced reliance on broad-spectrum insecticides and sustainable management of natural resources... This combined empirical and modelling approach allows us to provide guidelines on IPM at the field, farm and landscape scale...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Rainfall events above 8mm and mild temperatures can lead to rapid infection by Zoopthera radicans and population crashes > 30 grubs < 30 grubs.. Pesticides can be applied below but not above what is on the label in agricultural situations -.. If a pesticide is registered for an agricultural situation in another state, it can be used in WA long as the label does not prohibit use in WA as..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
" Group Dating (or five steps to engaging with grower groups).. Step two Communication is the key Develop clear expectations and make it a win-win situation... Three key messages Know what you're looking for and what a group can offer you...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The maps can be used to assess how much variation is needed for PA to be profitable and identify areas of paddocks responsive to inputs... While the results will go some way towards informing the debate about the profitability of PA, it illustrates that the use of, and benefits from, PA technology vary from farm to farm - in line with farmer preferences and circumstances... A new approach to thinking about management zones as responsive/unresponsive to inputs, rather than the traditional approach of static zones based on average yield performance...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
the a limit to the volume of grain that can be harvested early following epxample demonstrates one way to calculate the or at higher moisture content so the benefit may only e $20 cost of uscning our own cleaner... if we're planning to store grain in bags for a few months and deliver the same quality grain, we must account for enough time to check and repair the bags at least weekly... if we have existing storage we can check financial records to find repairs and maintenance costs on average each year, otherwise we can use a percentage of capital cost to estimate an allowance...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Sunflowers build a little profit bridge over the summer.. The Zwars took advantage of 100 millimetres of rain in early November and sowed a mix of millet, sunflowers and cowpea on 80ha of hay stubble in a paddock prone to waterlogging... Russell would like to see further research into the role of cover crops in southern farming systems: "It's hard to put a number on what the benefit is from the diversity in our system - I'd be interested to see how the numbers stack up over a 10-year period...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Sunflowers build a little profit bridge over the summer.. The Zwars took advantage of 100 millimetres of rain in early November and sowed a mix of millet, sunflowers and cowpea on 80ha of hay stubble in a paddock prone to waterlogging... Russell would like to see further research into the role of cover crops in southern farming systems: "It's hard to put a number on what the benefit is from the diversity in our system - I'd be interested to see how the numbers stack up over a 10-year period...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
On-farm storage - do the sums first.. "There are examples of growers investing in on-farm grain storage and paying for it in one or two years because they 'struck the market' at the right time," says Chris Warrick, consultant with ProAdvice Pty Ltd... An example of an opportunity cost is the cost of having the physical grain in storage compared with having the money in the bank earning interest, or avoiding paying overdraft interest...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Flour and product colour in wheat.. Project Code: UA00094.. Researchers are striving to make noodles from Australian wheat more palatable to Asian markets, with GRDC-funded projects seeking to fend off potential competition from rival producers in North America < Keep browsing..
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